Upcoming events in the Northern Bighorn Basin.
There is cash payout bingo on Friday, November 17, at the Eagles Lodge in Powell, located at 131 N Clark Street. The Eagle Rider’s Bingo games start at 7pm, food and adult beverages are available for purchase, and the minimum buy-in is $12.
Lovell's annual Holiday Mingle, Polar Express-Wyoming Style, will be held Saturday, November 18th, in downtown Lovell. The all day event features a Jingle Jog Fun Run, a free matinee of Polar Express at the Hyart Theater, food truck vendors, visits with Santa at the fire hall, a Christmas parade, a tree lighting, free Polar Express-Wyoming Style Rides, and extended shopping hours downtown until 7 pm. Call 307.548.7552 or visit the Lovell Chamber of Commerce on Facebook for more information.
There is an International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day event in Powell on Saturday, November 18, from 11am to 1pm at Grace Point Church, 550 Kattenhorn Drive. The Survivor Day event, supported by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, provides anyone affected by suicide a chance to find comfort and understanding with other similarly affected persons. For more information visit www.afsp.org/SurvivorDay or call 307.578.7029
The Big Horn Arts Council announces there will be encore performances of a Christmas Carol on Tuesday, November 21, at the Hyart Theater in Lovell and on Friday, December 1, at the Byron Rec Center Auditorium. Both performances start at 7pm and tickets are just $5. Call 307.548.7552 for ticket information.
West Park Hospital in Cody will host a free Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 23, from 11:30am until 2pm. The Thanksgiving dinner will be served at the Buffalo Bistro and is open to everyone. Visit www.westparkhospitalorg for more information.
The Powell Country Christmas continues with Santa’s arrival by helicopter on Friday, November 24, at 9:45am at the municipal parking lot on Clark St. Then it’s on to Santa’s Workshop from 10am-Noon at the Commons on Bent St.
The Wyoming Department of Family Services (WDFS) is accepting applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP). The federally funded program helps those on fixed incomes or people with low incomes pay for heating costs during the winter months. For more information visit the WDFS website dfsweb.wyo.gov or call 800.246.4221.
West Park Hospital in Cody provides an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR class on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. The next class is December 13. The cost of the class is $40. Advance registration is required, as class size is limited. Participants that complete the class receive an AHA Heart Saver Card. Call 307.578.2568 for more information.
The Lovell/Kane Area Museum is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 4pm. at its new location, 324 Oregon Ave. in Lovell, just a half block north of the old location.
West Park Hospital in Cody provides an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid class on the 3rd Wednesday of every odd numbered month at 6 p.m. The cost of the class is $40. Advance registration is required, as class size is limited. Participants that complete the class receive an AHA Heart Saver Card. Call 307.578.2568 for more information.
The Powell Chapter of TOPS, take off pounds sensibly, meets every Thursday at 5:30pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Powell. Call 800.932.8677 for more information.
The Wyoming Quit Tobacco Program can help cowboy state smokers kick their habit. Free prescription medications and support to assist quitting tobacco can be obtained through the program. For more information or to talk to a trained quit coach call 800.QUIT.NOW (784.8669) or visit www.quitwyoming.org.
The Powell Valley Recycling Center located at 946 Road 10 in Powell is open for assisted recycling drop off on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am to 5pm. They accept: cardboard, aluminum, newspaper, steel cans, office paper, plastic grocery bags, and numbers 1 and 2 plastics. The center does not accept glass or styrofoam. Self help drop off bins are available during non business hours and days.
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